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Knowledge networks and farmer seed systems

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Richards, Paul (main author)
Format:
Book chapter
Publication Date:
2009
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
agriculture research, development issues, farmers, indigenous knowledge, information control, networks, participation, seeds, traditional knowledge, local
Notes:
Pages 233-237 in Ian Scoones and John Thompson (eds.), Farmer First revisited: innovation for agricultural research and development. Practical Action Publishing, Warwickshire, U.K. 357 pages., "the experts have extensively colonized the new participatory fora for farmer knowledge." Author argues that the Farmer First model of learning urgently needs to be changed.